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Entertainment'Titans' Special Effects Coordinator Killed in Stunt Rehearsal Accident

01:40  19 july  2019
01:40  19 july  2019 Source:   thewrap.com

Indian magician's body recovered following failed escape stunt

Indian magician's body recovered following failed escape stunt Indian police have recovered the body of a stuntman who went missing in the Hooghly River Sunday while attempting a daredevil trick, authorities confirmed. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Chanchal Lahiri, 40 -- better known by his stage name "Jadugar Mandrake", or "Wizard Mandrake" -- was undertaking an escape stunt near the Howrah Bridge in Kolkata, where he was tied up with steel chains and rope and lowered into the water.

Thurman. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images. In a New York Times article published last Saturday, Kill Bill star Uma Thurman described being injured in an on-set accident that she alleges was covered up by now-disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein and CAA.

The stunt coordinator on the Kill Bill movies has broken his silence on a disturbing recent allegation made by Uma Thurman regarding a crash during production that left her injured. "No stunts of any kind were scheduled for the day of Ms. Thurman's accident ," states Adams in an email to THR.

'Titans' Special Effects Coordinator Killed in Stunt Rehearsal Accident© TheWrap Titans DC Universe

A crew member has died following an accident during stunt rehearsal for the DC Universe series "Titan," Warner Bros. said in a statement on Thursday.

Warren Appleby, a stunt coordinator working at an offsite special effects facility in preparation for an upcoming shoot, was hit by a piece of equipment that unexpectedly came loose and died. Production on the series has been shut down for two days.

"We are heartbroken and devastated by the passing of our treasured colleague, special effects coordinator Warren Appleby, after an accident which occurred at a special effects facility during the preparation and testing for an upcoming shoot," the show's executive producers, DC Universe and Warner Bros. Television Group said in a joint statement.

The statement continued, "Warren is beloved by all who worked with him during an impressive 25-year career in television and motion pictures. The executive producers, along with everyone in the TITANS family, Warner Bros. Television Group and DC UNIVERSE, wish to express our deepest condolences, and heartfelt love and support, to Warren's family and friends at this most difficult time."

'Fast & Furious 9' Stuntman in an "Induced Coma" Following Accident.
The fall took place during a sequence being shot at Leavesden Studios in the U.K.

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